“A big thank you to our loyal readers!” ~ 24 Hours Vancouver

I was very impressed to hear the news this evening, that our little paper, 24 Hours Vancouver, is now the second most read print publication, Monday to Friday, in all of western Canada!  ( The Province is #1, 24Hrs #2, and Vancouver Sun is #3) I am very proud to be a very small part of such … Continue reading “A big thank you to our loyal readers!” ~ 24 Hours Vancouver

Veteran Province Cartoonist Dan Murphy joins Deep Rogue Ram!!

Yes, Christy, Stephen, Virginia... there really is a Santa.... and he just delivered Dan Murphy to our friends over at Deep Rogue Ram - a site that you must add to your favourites immediately, if you haven't already.  Kai Nagata sent me the heads up and of course I had to share immediately with all … Continue reading Veteran Province Cartoonist Dan Murphy joins Deep Rogue Ram!!

UPDATED : Fair Comment/fair use no defence with The Province when it comes to Enbridge.

UPDATE 06/26/2012 First, numerous emails to attend to this evening, you will get a reply as soon as I can! I just walked in the door!! Second - one email was from a source with extensive history within the industry who was a Postmedia editor, who has worked for the Province with Dan and Moriarty. … Continue reading UPDATED : Fair Comment/fair use no defence with The Province when it comes to Enbridge.

Dan Murphy rocked it out again, this time, on Enbridge – until the video was removed, that is.

Who doesn't love Dan Murphy's animations and cartoons? What's that, you say? No one? Right on, everyone does. That's why we were all applauding the latest animation that targeted the sickly sweet, feel good, bitumen pipelines are good for families animation Dan cooked up. That is,  we were applauding and cheering until the video link … Continue reading Dan Murphy rocked it out again, this time, on Enbridge – until the video was removed, that is.

Filed under ” Never thought I would see this photo in the paper – again!”

http://www.theprovince.com/news/Basi+played+role+handling+Gordon+Campbell+drunk+driving+charge+trial+hears/3157718/story.html      This photo crack's me up every time I see it...why the hell was he smiling? http://jimspss1.courts.state.hi.us:8080/eCourt/ECC/PartyIdSearch.jspx Search results for criteria: Party Id: @665975, CaseType: ALL ID Name/Corporation Case Next Event Party Type Filing Date 5 cases found, displaying 5 cases(s), from 1 to 5. Page 1 / 1 Printable View @665975 Campbell, Gordon M … Continue reading Filed under ” Never thought I would see this photo in the paper – again!”

” In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” ~ George Orwell

In the course of conversation with several  acquaintances recently, the topic of media bias - or lack of it, shall I say -  popped up. Of course, I thought it pertinent to ask whether anyone was aware that  the company that owns both our big  local papers , and other media conglomerates, have  made donations … Continue reading ” In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” ~ George Orwell

Brookfield Asset Management, Gordon Campbell and the Canwest Lifeline

Two bits of irony for you this early morning: First, news today on the Canwest front ( Global BC, The Sun, The Province) from The Globe and Mail: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20090511.RCANWEST11ART1943/TPStory/Business " CanWest Global Communications Corp.CGS-T . is reviewing as many as four proposals from outside investors to restructure the company and avoid filing for protection from … Continue reading Brookfield Asset Management, Gordon Campbell and the Canwest Lifeline

The video that says it all : Premier Gordon Campbell speaks about Canwest and Cambie merchants | Straight.com

If ever there was a video that highlighted both how the Liberal press machine works AND how the government manipulates media in BC, this IS it. Charlie Smith from the Georgia Straight is in the middle of asking the Premier about the Public affairs Bureau, Canwest and political donations they've made, ( $50,000 to the … Continue reading The video that says it all : Premier Gordon Campbell speaks about Canwest and Cambie merchants | Straight.com

BC Mary of the ” The Legislature Raids” offers this view for British Columbians

BC Mary has taken an exceptional interest in what is being billed as the biggest political scandal in the history of  British Columbia.  Since the infamous raid on the BC Legislature through to the current pre-trial discovery period, clearly one thing has remained oddly consistant. The inconsistant  media coverage of  developments  throughout the 'Railgate' scandal. Very few British Columbians are … Continue reading BC Mary of the ” The Legislature Raids” offers this view for British Columbians

Ed Willes hits it spot on, and pulls no punches doing it.

More often than not, the best writing in The Province is found in the sports section, under the banner of Province sportswriter, Ed Willes. Personally, I think they should let this man loose with a column in the first section, and see where he can go with that. His style is straight forward and descriptive,and … Continue reading Ed Willes hits it spot on, and pulls no punches doing it.